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they have more on that just ahead. and another spy development of the nsa surveillance case a foreign leader of this theory looks like our neighbors to the north pole the sky and the state during two thousand and eighty eight n g twenty summit in canada for an expansion of international surveillance coming up. in orange county police officers are on trial over the death of the local polish man. for months now there's been a video showing how kelly thomas was beaten and detained by police officers before his death. the latest on the case later in the shower. it's monday the summer sack and five p m in washington dc and the camo pattern and or watching her knee while starting off the news this hour in federal district court in san francisco with hearing the case today of the hand with in fruit or move her name from a terror watch list for over eight years now less than even the teacher name on it almost impossible to get off of stanford university phd student raw honey over at me not him if he was boarding a flight home to malaysia from the san francisco international airport in two thousand f
told senate intel committee in march the nsa, quote, does not witnessingly collect information on americans. listen to the testimony. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not witingingly. there are cases they could inadvertently collect but not witingly. joining me congressman, i'm very interested to hear your comments on this topic. it's a question of no they don't, but maybe they do. what did you hear in terms of an answer, first of all, whether nsa is listening. >> general clapper was in an impact position. the week prior to that at a top secret meeting of the intelligence committee, closed meeting, he did tell them what the nsa was doing. never expecting to be asked that in public, then you're letting the enemy know what we're doing and capable of. he would say it is technically accurate, nsa doesn't keep track of names, address. all it lists are phone calls made, doesn't say who made them, what their address is, the content of the call. he's in a situation where he was not expecting
's ducked into a top story swing has been helping america's nsa to spy on russia's leaders and provided washington to the list of high profile targets too sleepy state tv sites documents leaked by whistleblower i've been snowed in. the program which revealed the kind of cold mission investigate its chief editor told us what they found out. we haven't revealed that nafta but it deals with a huge hit that between the swedish defence review of port de f for eight and that their american counterparts. nsa. and according to documents. that if i have spied on spying owner of the russian leadership. and they are passing these information on two nd essay. there we got access to the stock a mess thanks to anna. it was no done so far and we had gone to heaven there the tears more than that the documents are mentioning them the faculty involved and unique. the chileans had to give up classic. it really ends and the oh so mentioning cables. the spokesman of all this rain didn't get any comments about them. edwin hacks asked about that being an unseen pass a leading hawk that that's the way that dav
to be in on the spine gang helping the nsa sleep on the russian leadership and foresight that is insisting that time all in all the christian community in seattle religious official display faction to protect serious christians where a group of is still being held by a rebel forces plus. the note down with the united states stands with us. america weighs in on ukraine's own gary tries to support ceo position as protests is to present an eco beach and a with termites and force out review the company keep forty seven and start shooting. update list it rains hard line nationalist tapes and the claims they are hijacking the country spreading the huge demonstrations. the garcia twenty four seven life. will anyone take on the internet sweeties be helping america is an incentive to spy on russian reducing provided washington within east of connie price on tiki swedish study tv cycle can mislead by whistleblower and glitz night and the coast montes correspondent in europe the trauma the swedish national defence radio establishment to notice eighth on a the moment is that communications in the swedish air intell
edward snowden leak shows the nsa infiltrated the world of online gaming to catch america's real life enemies. >>> good afternoon. welcome to "the lead." we begin with the national lead. if you're one of the thousands of stranded passengers watching us from an airport thanks to the nasty weather, well, go ahead, you have earned that third slice of sbarro pizza. a wintry mix of snow and ice is blanketing much of the country from the southwest to the northeast. in arkansas, one man described the falling sheets of ice as the apocalypse. in places like missouri and virginia, messy frozen roads have made commuting nightmarish, if not all together impossible. air travelers have not fared much better. more than 1500 flights were canceled today and with a fresh round of snow in the forecast poised to cause even more delays, some stranded passengers might be getting worried that they're on the verge of a lord of the flies-esque meltdown if they don't get home soon. cnn meteorologist chad myers has the latest on which parts of the country are getting socked with snow again but first, let's go l
before been considered science fiction. >> the new nsa documents reported fbi washington post are controversial because they suggest the nsa is collecting location data from cell phones and other wireless devices when not being used. 5 billion records are collected data. it can be used to retrace your movements as well as identify relationships. >> we call it tip off information. these guilt by association, links become potential evidence of a terrorist plot by the fact you're identifying a net work. >> the collection is focused overseas. the records indicate location data is picked up incidentally not intentionally. the documents contrast with the recents hearing where the nsa director suggested the location data was not in use. >> do you believe the nsa needs to collect gps location on american citizens? >> this may be something that's a future requirement for the country but is not right now. >> in a statement the top lawyer for the nation's intelligence chief who oversees says nsa, there is no element of intelligence community that under any authority collects information.
by anonymous as well as the release of the nsa files constitutes an act of terrorism. certainly the impacts have been dramatic. they been political in nature. but they have also certainly had impacts far beyond what to expect to find on a thumb drive. once again, that using sample of an intelligent individual, and eric an individual, and he disassociated individual. feeling free to carry out what he or she felt to be a legitimate exercise of his self-imposed authority. going back to the questions you asked. 9/11, a redo on that. for the lone wolf i would argue that a 9/11 spectacular or anything with that kind of the body count is probably beyond their reach. probably. there are some -- you could have the perfect storm. you could argue that 9/11 itself was the perfect storm. eighth circuit exceeded the expectations of al qaeda. will society survived? yes, society will survive. society will survive because where more resilient than any one individual or one small group of individuals. we are a society of 350 million within a larger society of 6 billion. yes, so -- society will survive but at
. >> this is not just a u.s. operation by the n.s.a. this is done on a global scale. it taps into information shared by the mobile phone companies and helps the intelligence agency build up a picture. intelligence targets. given the scale of the information undoubtedly incident americans are caught up in there. the n.s.a. will face questions about the scale of the operation, why it's doing it and it it's operating fully inside the law. mexican police have found a truck of radioactive material, stolen on the way to a decommissioning sites. whoever opened the container were exposed to lethal levels of radiation and are in danger of dying within days. adam raney has more. >> soldiers and police cordoned off the area where the stolen goods were found. there's no risk as long as people say clear of the material. some residents are not convinced. >> translation: there's danger of radioactive exposure. we don't know how far it could go. it could kill you and spread several kilometres. >> the cobalt was encased but someone opened the container. officials say thieves opened it. an emergency worker says other
is that tax increase. >> a lot not happy with the nsa surveillance. >> younger voters more skeptical of government surveillance it seems. division that a lot of people hadn't heard of edward snowden and evenly split whether he was a patriot or traitor among those who had heard of him. >> what does this mean to the democratic party? people unhappy with the president and unhappy with obamacare and don't like the nsa. are they moving to the republican party or independent or are they just staying home. >> biggest increase is independents. that's still bad news for the democrats. they need the base to turn out in 2014 and 2016. if they're dase luciened. right now young voters are more disillusioned than they were in 2009 before the historical republican wave in 2010. it's looking bad for the democrats right now. >> are the democrats worried about this? do they seem -- see this as a real threat? >> they have to. this is absolutely crucial that these voters turn out and i think they just need -- the only thing that they can do right now is turn to other issues, i think. you are going to se
to the implementation of these major policy issues. whether it's national security and the nsa. or his health care law. it asit inattention or is some people have suggested people not wanting to tell the president bad news? himself with nd people who are willing to tell wrong?en things are going >> that's a good distinction to make. the ng to people inside white house is the fastest way to get on the president's side is not telling him what he want to hear. but that said, there was a lot shared with the president. and this goes back to this year irs turned inspector auditors report about paying attention to conservative groups. he wasn't aware of that, wasn't told that at the time even staff knew that. he increasingly surrounds himself with people he knows well. he does not have a lot of contacts in washington. time not spend a lot of here before becoming president. his small circle of close advisors are getting smaller and his time in office wears on. >> the first 45 minutes of the ashington journal this morning talking about congress. scott wilson, "the washington ost" white house bureau chief focu
to be imposing some self-restraint on the nsa. what does that process and tell -- entail? >> the president is continuing to review ideas. i think it is important that you pointan important yesterday. he made important point yesterday that i know he believes deeply. the work done by the nsa, and others in our intelligence agencies, is vital to keeping america and americans safe, as was keeping our ally safe. we cannot lose sight of that. the president said in his comment yesterday, things that reflected and echoed what he said in the past about things and reforms that we can make a better wise without forgetting that the fundamental mission that is undertaken by our intelligence community is designed to make americans and america safer. >> we understand that he is getting a report yesterday -- nsa -- >> iout the schedulinghave any announcements today. >> the president said he wanted to see immigration reform, health care reform, and a budget. is there a timetable on those? is there a way to get those or is this an ongoing process? >> we talked about the button aggressions that are underway.
it with the ceo of spark digital, a digital marketing and social media company. to know the n.s.a. is spying on people using their mobile phones, sure that is no surprise. what is interesting about that to you. >> what is interesting is what they are tracking. date, time, speed, trajectory. that's what they are keeping historical records of. what is a lot of people don't know is they are not just looking at it just at this moment, but backwards in time when the phone came online. >> code traveller, meaning they can work out which group of people from in proximity to each other. that's fascinating. they may have suspicions about you, but not know about me, but if you and i are close for a number of days or a specific journey, they can put two and two together. >> it looks interesting. there's questions of guilt by association. maybe the person is a relative. they take the same routes as they commute. those things are interesting to look at, but they may raise a lot of questions. >> the n.s.a. may look at another r revelation from edwar snowden and say, "so what?" many are aware that their dig
're on the move, anyone with access to this information can track your route. the latest revelations suggest the n.s.a. is doing much more than just tracking individual suspects. by gathering and processing around 5 billion records each day, it is able to see which individuals are meeting or tracking together. >> you might be connected to a tower along with 100 other people. you move down the street and automatically you, fuel find connects to the next closest tower. let's say 20 of the 100 are moving the same direction you. move further down the road and say just five of the original 100 people join you. a couple more towers and sometime later, and there's just one person who's mirrored your movements. the assumption one have some reason for being together. the same logic works if individuals come from different directions, but stop at the same place for any length of time. >> it could be a family member you're traveling with, someone that you're dating, a cousin or someone who works next to where you work and you have the same commuting patterns each day. >> it is said to only track potential suspec
are incompetent buffoons. it is a attack that could have some resonance. obama had problems with the nsa, spying, leaks, the problem of the health-care website that does not work, he looks like the government is having difficulty operating. in -- and now he says the democratic senators are wrong on governing. that is intriguing to me. i'm a government junkie, so maybe it is less intriguing to other people. host: let me share this. president obama is making a big comeback if only he could get the news out to millions of homeless. guest: every time we have a conversation about on employment numbers, it is the same. it is a question of whether you are in power or out of power. out of power, unemployment goes up, proving america is in trouble. if you're out of power, unemployment going down also proves there is trouble because people have gotten frustrated. both of those facts are true. it is also true, if the economy continues to improve, particularly if the improvement picks up over time, the democrats will have a much more comfortable ground to run on because you begin to have a situation where w
the former nsa contractor, he denied the paper had damaged security, and insisted that there wasn't an editor on the planet who would have handled that information. >> i think it is important context. in the washington post, controversial identical decisions so this is not a rogue newspaper. it is serious newspaper whose have had long experiences with national security. >> after making comments apparently comparing yo yachts to nazis. the veteran star has been talking about racism and holding back the united states. and reported him to the authorities. he is now himself being investigated for inciting racial hatred. a huge pile up on a motor way in western belgium. one person was killed in the crash, and another 54 were injuries. we have known for a long time that men and women were just blaine different, but now scientists from the u.s. and u.k. say they know why, because our brains are wired differently. these neurowires are a road map, changing how we process information and then react to it. women's brains have more connection between the hem steers which are better for entice and analysi
phones are being tracked based on leaks from former n.s.a. contractors, and interviews with u.s. intelligence officials. >> the report said the n.s.a. can pin down the location of a cell phone and map out relationships from them. the spy agency say it does not target the whereabouts of phones in the u.s. the n.s.a. confirmed it gathers information about americans insidently. >> a scam was discovered by trust wave. militias viruses were sent to thousands of users. it tracked credential. users of facebook, yahoo twitter could be affected. 16,000 accounts were hacked that use 123456. >> anarchy in argentina, why police refuse to put a stop no wild looting in one city. >> american doctors on the front lines of a bird flu scare half a world away. >> they've come a long way since don't ask, don't tell. coming out created new problems. >> you are looking at dallas, were there may be rain together and possibly tonight. >>> good morning, welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. looting in argentina, why the police did not step in to stop it. >> first a look at the weathe
to something different. >> he says public scrutiny over american intelligence work including the nsa is hurting anti-terrorists already they are back. >> i thought you were talking about a horror movie but perhaps you are. >> perhaps i am. no matter what happens between now and the end of the year, the first session of the 113th congress will be remembered for historic gridlock. congressional records show they have enacted fewer than 60 laws in the first 11 months of this year. that is the lowest legislative output ever! the senate, by the way, won't return from its holiday break until december 9th. >> way to go, guys. >>> freezing rain blamed for being crashes in massachusetts including a 65-pile pileup in worcester and it sent more than 40 people to area hospitals and two seriously injured. one family said their dog was killed after their vehicle was rear ended several times. >> indra petersons is here with the weather and all of the answers. >> i can only do it when it's good weather and mild and yelling at me. a day or two, mild conditions into the northeast. you can see where the action is
of the united states as a winner of obama care. >> the nsa could tell you the names. >> i look forward to that. >> as someone who's stood on stage with presidents, your name, clearance, everything is done before you get up there. the reason not to put them out there is remember the fake doctors with the white coats? imagine that type of effect. the woman in delaware they said saved money and we found out she got hundreds in subsidies, look at these people. for citizen journalists, you know who they are. let's ask what subsidy it took to get them savings at taxpayer expense which is a net-net economic loss. are there people who will be helped somehow by obama care? yes. who is the factor who pays for it? we pay for it. >> you can't have the president say check with the people here today about the obama care success stories and say, but you can't know who they are. unless you tackle them on the way out of the event you don't get to know. >> from the most transparent president who promised days online, you will know what's going on. [ all speaking at once ] >> you're supposed to look at the scree
about the nsa surveillance program here at the chance to strut the billions of cell phones around the globe of the day putting more just that. the nhl for new police officers face charges over the death of a local homeless man. video shows kelly thomas been beaten in two days by the officers before his death an update on this case a look at police brutality here in the us had. they're force academy in
. for the record we have asked the national security agency for an interview. we hope to hear from nsa officials at a later time. now, to the central african republic where french troops have begun disarming rival muslim and christian groups. alex thomson of independent television news was with french forces earlier today in the country's capital bangui. he filed this report. >> reporter: now it's for real on the streets of the capital. disarming the seleka militias, the number one objective says the french military commander. from dawn they set about it. on the ground, on the ground. one pistol and some cartridges off the streets. but these men were eventually allowed to go free. it is the law of diminishing returns. the word soon gets around amongst the militia that the french are here and they avoid the area. what they're basically doing is letting the small fry go but anybody they consider important will be arrested. and so far there've been scores of those this morning. elsewhere, emboldened by the french being here christian mobs now out on the streets, looting anything they can from musli
edward snowden, the nsa leaker. you heard that intelligence is very necessary to thwart these attacks. >> all right, it's frightening. it's also confusing. the assumption is we are getting better not that the space outpacing our efforts. we will unveil more later in our show. thank you, we appreciate it. >>> two americans are detained in north korea. the white house is demanding their release. one is an 85-year-old korean war vet detained since october a. video released over the weekend shows merrill newman reading an apology for crimes against the state. let's bring in cnn's barbara starr. she's at the pentagon watching this situation what do you know? >> reporter: good morning, chris. swedish diplomats have been able to visit newman, but his family, of course, wants him home. >> i can understand that in u.s. and western countries there is misleading information and propaganda about pprk. >> reporter: north korean state media released this video over the weekend of detained american tourist 85-year-old merrill newman reading a handwritten apomg. pyongyang says newman admits he is gui
dialogues. host: thank you for the call. you mentioned the nsa. there was a story this morning -- the piece begins with these words -- next is gilbert from tulsa oklahoma. on the question of u.s. global power, is it the climbing or on the rise he echo caller: -- on the rise? caller: to me it is declining. there is a difference between being that between being the strongest and the most powerful. i think we are the strongest but not the most powerful. the nations we have gone to war with are more powerful than we are financially. look at japan. look at south korea, look at germany. we areere at home, losing all kinds of respect at home. we are all over the world shooting and killing people. barack obama was not savvy enough to understand what was going on in washington dc. we will go to texas, ronnie, what is your take on -- on this? on this is in: as long as obama there -- [indiscernible] normal from west palm beach florida on the democrats line. caller: people voted for change. now that we have so much chagnnge they don't like it. host: al from castle tin new york, good morning. to answer
would want the allied intelligence service to do. so we spent three weeks saying the nsa isn't listening to french or spanish phone calls. there is a bi-partisan group going to brussels in two weeks and i am leading the delegation to have these discussions. we don't want to have them use this as an excuse for excluding american companies to operate in europe. there would be no reason to that. and again, these are not companies run, owned and operated or we don't plug into them as you might see in the press for american i.t. companies. i told my european agencies we sent our intelligence to a court before they go go and listening to a foreigner. name another intelligence service in the world that sends their certainss services to a third party to see if they can listen to the united states? do you think they are having this conversation in france? or china? no. the europeans screaming the loudest don't have access to their intelligence service. we will have that conversation so they don't use it. the companies are saying let's exclude the companies because they are safe because it is in f
trying to explain to people, the nsa is not listening to french phone calls, not listening to spanish phone calls. i just met with a group from the european union yesterday and there is a bipartisan group in two weeks.els i am leading the delegation. we will have these discussions, because what we do not want to happen is for them to use this -- asx use for excluding an excuse for excluding american companies operating. there would be no reason to do that. candidly, and these are not companies run him a owned, operated we do not plug into them, as you might see in the press, for our american i.t. companies. it just does not happen. we have laws and protection and oversight. i told my allies, we send our intelligence services to the foreign intelligence surveillance court before they a foreign.listen to name another intelligence service in the world that sends them to a third-party court to see if they can listen to the united states. do you think they are having this conversation in china or france or germany or italy? as a matter of fact, the europeans who are screaming the loudest d
't see that get you in trouble in washington. [ applause ] >> so to our friends at the nsa, we say hello, we think you're doing a great job. in any event, the senators are famous for speaking at great lengths. i won't do that to you today. but let me just say that i have a great deal of admiration for state legislators. i developed that in my own right when i became governor. is senator long still here? senator -- i see pat. pat, raise your hand. senator miller and senator wong was here. i guess he had to step out. but in any event, i was elected governor at the ripe old age of 32. my birthday was in september i matured. i took office when i was 33. i did not serve in the state legislature. i had served as secretary of state. i'd been involved politically. but i had a chance to get to know the members of the senate and the house the way i would like to and i did over the next eight years. and i realized pretty quickly, john, probably the same way in utah, we have a saying in indiana that governor proposes, state legislature, disposes. so i realized we needed to try to find common ground.
about. the nsa disclosures were a big distraction. and whether or not there would be an intervention in syria to consider. any negotiations with iran taking place. he had a lot going on. presidents do and that is not necessarily an excuse but it is a matter of priority and message the president sends inside his administration, how much he wants to know about a certain issue. hes one, it does not seem wanted to know as much as he now would have liked to have known. >> in the last minute here, i want to ask you about recent reports the president is considering sticking around washington dc after the end of his term. what do you think that will do to his legacy? interesting ifbe they decide to do that. he suggested this last week they would stay to allow sasha to finish high school here, about 2.5 years after he leaves the white house area -- house. it is something many working parents think about, what is best for their kids. it is difficult for presidents to stick around washington. only one has done it, and that was woodrow wilson. he did it because he was suffering the consequences
. we spent three weeks trying to explain to people, the nsa is not listening to french phone calls, not listening to spanish phone calls. i just met with a group from the european union yesterday and there is a bipartisan group going to brussels in two weeks. i am leading the delegation. we will have these discussions, because what we do not want to happen is for them to use this as an excuse for excluding american companies from operating. there would be no reason to do that. candidly, and these are not companies run, owned, operated, or we do not plug into them as you might see in the press for our american i.t. companies. it's not happened. we have laws and protections and oversight. i told my allies, do you realize that we send our services to a court? before they can go and listen to a foreign. name another service and the world that sends their intelligence services to a third-party court to see if they can listen to the united states. do you think they are having this conversation in china or france or germany or italy? as a matter of fact, the europeans who are screaming th
for new measures to give americans more confidence in the organization. the nsa has been rocked by multiple leaks, revealing many surveillance programs. the president did not specify what those reforms could be. >>> a drive-by shooting has killed an american teacher in benghazi. ronald thomas smith was in libya teaching chemistry. his shooting cams days after al qaeda called for libyans to attack u.s. interests. as revenge for october's capture for a terror suspect in tripoli. american authorities are pushing for a vigorous investigation. >>> they are trying to beat a december 13th deadline to hammer out a spending plan and head off yet another government shutdown. congressman paul ryan and senator patty murray are putting together a trillion dollar package for next year and are said to be only a few billion dollars away in savings. >>> a cracked windshield forced a new orleans bound flight to return to orlando. a local tv station says southwest pilots noticed the crack on the outer part of the windshield thursday and turned back. the plane landed safely. the passengers were pla
out of 700 candidates who desired to run he led the iranian version of the c.i.a. and n.s.a. during his time leading iran's supreme national security council, 5 people were murdered at a jewish community cent for the argentina by iranian henchmen. iran has its fingerprints on the bombing of the khobar owers, killing 19 american soldiers, he was the chief nuclear negotiator between 2003 and 2005. he never changed his approach in increasing his nuclear proliferation capabilities. netanyahu cites a book rouhani wrote in which he wrote, while we were talking to the europeans in tehran, we were installing equipment. isn't that a telling thought right there? rouhani out tos his negotiation skills by saying, by creating a calm environment, a calm environment, we were able to complete the work. in the facility where the ranian ore is turned into an enrichability form. iran has built two secret facilities. several years later it was caught building a station underground. if iran is only seeking peaceful nuclear energy, why is it building structures that way? well, mr. speaker, i think the o
, from the i.r.s. to the justice department to the n.s.a. the -- this began long before this administration but under this administration it has become a crisis. all this, we're told, is for the common good. well, it wouldn't be the first civilization to succumb to the song of a benevolent and all-powerful government, but every society that's fallen for this lie is awakened one morning to discover that the benevolence is gone and that the all-power government is still there. much of this structure of the american constitution that has preserved our liberty for 225 years, that has contained the unwarded expansion of governmental power and has preserved the natural and individual rights of every citizen has been allowed to decay. the form is still there, the institutions continue to function, but they no longer serve their principal role to protect the rule of law and the liberty of the people. here in this capitol, we're surrounded by the symbols of the roman republic. they should be a warning to us. the roman senate continued to exist 400 years after the fall of the repu
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